• To add insult to injury, although the CE Buyer is a large organization, the level of support provided by the LMS vendor was minimal-to-non-existent, and vendor executives were nowhere to be found.

  • First, recognize that hundreds of systems are designed to support training, but many are unlikely to meet your organization's specific needs and budget, which means that your job is to zero-in quickly on the handful of systems that actually deserve your consideration.

    Published On: January 19, 2021Categories: Buying Learning Systems, Extended Enterprise, LMS Requirements
  • We obsess about every facet of the LMS market so our clients can more effectively attract, engage and educate learning audiences of all types – B2B and B2C customers, channel partners and contractors, employees, association members, continuing education students and the public-at-large.

  • While the "setup–show–recap" method requires more effort than the "spray and pray" approach, prospects should recognize that you've mapped their pain points to relevant use cases.

  • From a practical and political perspective, choosing an extended enterprise LMS independent of HR or L&D is often easier than pursuing a one-LMS-for-all solution.

  • The broader, global "learning platform" market has many specialized verticals based on intended business use -- including employee, customer, student, member or commercial training applications.

  • The LMS Almanac defines corporate LMS market trends, types of corporate LMSs, business uses, feature and functions, hosting models, license models, service and support models, return on investment and provides real-life examples of all.

  •  Defining your LMS requirements like a professional helps you cut through the marketing fluff of 600 potential LMS vendors and find the closest match to you and your needs.

    Published On: December 14, 2014Categories: Buying Learning Systems, LMS Implementation, LMS Requirements
  • If a vendor can get in early, educate you, and get you to skip the request for proposal (RFP), then they get to shape the solution, cover their own holes and set the pricing negotiation.

    Published On: March 27, 2014Categories: Buying Learning Systems




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